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1982 Nebraska Cornhuskers Stats

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Record: 12-1, .923 W-L% (2nd of 113) ▪ Rank: 3rd in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8  ▪ Conference Record: 7-0 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Osborne (12-1)

PS/G: 39.5 (1st of 113) ▪ PA/G: 12.8 (8th of 113)
SRS: 21.94 (2nd of 113) ▪ SOS: 4.48 (38th of 113)

Bowl Game: Won Orange Bowl 21-20 versus Louisiana State

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 13 8.5 16.5 51.9 114.7 1.0 58.6 364.0 6.2 4.0
Defense 13 12.4 25.9 47.8 152.4 0.5 36.2 115.8 3.2 0.8
Difference -3.9 -9.4 +4.1 -37.7 +0.5 +22.4 +248.2 +3.0 +3.2

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Turner Gill 90 166 54.2 1182 7.1 7.6 11 3 132.3
2 Bruce Mathison 13 29 44.8 182 6.3 5.4 1 1 102.0
3 Nate Mason 6 16 37.5 69 4.3 5.6 1 0 94.4
4 Craig Sundberg 1 2 50.0 21 10.5 10.5 0 0 138.2
5 Irving Fryar 1 1 100.0 37 37.0 37.0 0 0 410.8

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Mike Rozier 242 1689 7.0 15 6 46 7.7 2 248 1735 7.0 17
2 Roger Craig 119 586 4.9 5 4 15 3.8 0 123 601 4.9 5
3 Turner Gill 101 497 4.9 4 101 497 4.9 4
4 Doug Wilkening 80 413 5.2 8 1 8 8.0 0 81 421 5.2 8
5 Jeff Smith 56 569 10.2 7 56 569 10.2 7
6 Mark Schellen 27 134 5.0 3 2 15 7.5 0 29 149 5.1 3
7 Tim Brungardt 25 161 6.4 3 25 161 6.4 3
8 Bruce Mathison 22 105 4.8 2 22 105 4.8 2
9 Nate Mason 22 82 3.7 1 22 82 3.7 1
10 Irving Fryar 20 245 12.3 2 24 346 14.4 2 44 591 13.4 4
11 Mark Moravec 19 97 5.1 1 19 97 5.1 1
12 Craig Sundberg 7 30 4.3 0 7 30 4.3 0
13 Shane Swanson 6 47 7.8 0 10 111 11.1 0 16 158 9.9 0
14 Tom Vergith 5 31 6.2 1 5 31 6.2 1
15 Scott Porter 3 17 5.7 0 3 17 5.7 0
16 Pat Borer 3 11 3.7 0 3 11 3.7 0
17 Doug DuBose 3 4 1.3 0 3 4 1.3 0
18 Ricky Simmons 1 19 19.0 0 8 156 19.5 1 9 175 19.4 1
19 Todd Brown 1 -5 -5.0 0 23 399 17.3 4 24 394 16.4 4
20 Jamie Williams 21 222 10.6 3 21 222 10.6 3
21 Mitch Krenk 9 124 13.8 0 9 124 13.8 0
22 Monte Engebritson 1 21 21.0 0 1 21 21.0 0
23 Dan Hill 1 19 19.0 0 1 19 19.0 0
24 Jim Thompson 1 9 9.0 1 1 9 9.0 1

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Allen Lyday 3 47 15.7 0
2 Bret Clark 2 39 19.5 0
3 Steve Damkroger 2 39 19.5 0
4 Tim Holbrook 2 23 11.5 0
5 Dave Burke 1 21 21.0 0
6 Brent Evans 1 5 5.0 0
7 Neil Harris 1 0 0.0 0
8 Pat Larsen 1 12 12.0 0
9 Steve McWirter 1 17 17.0 0
10 Scott Strasburger 1 22 22.0 0
11 Bill Weber 1 1 1.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Jeff Smith 7 147 21.0 0 11 176 16.0 1
2 Irving Fryar 4 125 31.3 0 18 277 15.4 1
3 Mike Rozier 4 55 13.8 0
4 Ricky Simmons 1 21 21.0 0
5 Mitch Krenk 1 0 0.0 0
6 Allen Lyday 6 90 15.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Kevin Seibel 58 60 96.7 8 13 61.5 82
2 Mark Hagerman 1 3 33.3
3 Grant Campbell 2 2 100.0 35 1336 38.2